The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an international nonprofit organization working to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA has developed, published, and disseminated more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

About NFPA 45

NFPA 45: The Standard on Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals is the comprehensive source for requirements for the fire-safe design and operation of instructional, educational, and industrial laboratories to avoid injury to lab occupants. The standard specifies that in educational and instructional laboratories where experiments are conducted by students, instructors are responsible for providing adequate personal protective equipment required for the experiment and that FR clothing used shall meet the requirements of NFPA 2112.

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